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An Engineer Imagines

An Engineer Imagines  

An Engineer Imagines is a cinematic homage to the life and ideas of Peter Rice, a man widely regarded as the most distinguished structural engineer of the late twentieth century. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / UK / Ireland


Art of the Prank

Art of the Prank  

Taking audiences on a wild ride, this emotional and humorous documentary from filmmaker Andrea Marini follows the evolution of New York artist Joey Skaggs, a fierce proponent of independent thinking and an early critic of media irresponsibility.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / USA


Batman & Bill

Batman & Bill  

For years, Bob Kane has been credited as Batman's creator. As time passed, rumors swirled that the Caped Crusader had another father.  Who was this man? Batman & Bill tells the story of the uncredited creator of Batman, and a crusade to bring him justice.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 93-minutes / USA


BB King: On The Road

B.B. King: On The Road   

A loving tribute to a man who contributed to the landscape of music with a unique style imitated to this day, as told by those who knew him best: his crew, friends and many band members as they symbolically travel from Nashville across America's deep South in B.B. King's tour bus. 

 

Non-Fiction / Feature-Length & 2 x one hour versions available / UK


Beatles, The: Made on Merseyside

The Beatles: Made on Merseyside   

The Beatles defined music and popular culture like no other band ever will - but how did they make the journey from Merseyside teenagers to international pop stars in the 1960s?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes (1 x 54-minute version also available) / UK


Becoming Bond

Becoming Bond  

Becoming Bond is a unique documentary / narrative hybrid chronicling the stranger-thanfiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), despite having never acted a day in his life.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 95-minutes / USA


Believer

Believer  

Believer follows Imagine Dragons’ Mormon frontman Dan Reynolds as he takes on a new mission to explore how the church treats its LGBTQ members. With the suicide rate rising amongst teens in the state of Utah, his concern with the church’s policies sends him on an unexpected path of acceptance and change.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 101-minutes / USA


BYkids Collection, The

The BYkids Collection  

Teenagers from around the world are paired with master filmmakers, including the late Albert Maysles (Salesman), Susan Hoenig (For Love or Money) and Joyce Chopra (Smooth Talk), to create these personal documentaries that educate and encourage international understanding about globally relevant issues.

 

Non-Fiction / 5 x half hours / USA


China Next

China Next   

By 2025 it is thought that 75% of the population of China will be millennials – but outsiders
hardly know them. So, what does it really mean to be a Chinese Millennial?

 

Non-Fiction / 9 x half hours / China/Singapore/UK/Italy


Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry  

In this highly anticipated feature length documentary, the absolute instigator of rock ‘n’ roll, Chuck Berry, is truly revealed, with unprecedented exclusive access.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 98-minutes / UK


Classic Artists Collection, The

The Classic Artists Collection  

Producer/director Jon Brewer presents this extensive series of fully authorised and seminal documentaries honouring rock music’s greatest legends, featuring globally renowned bands and artists such as Cream, The Moody Blues, Yes, Jethro Tull, Jimi Hendrix, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Jim Morrison. 

 

Non-Fiction / SEASON 1: 1 x 113-minutes, 1 x 153-minutes, 1 x 205-minutes,.. / UK & USA


Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters

Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters   

Cleanin’ Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters is the definitive retrospective documentary, charting the making of Ghostbusters, featuring Dan Aykroyd,  Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Ivan Reitman. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 127-minutes (1 x 100-minute version also available) / UK


Cosplay Universe

Cosplay Universe  

The international popularity of Comic-Con has spawned an explosion of ‘Cosplay’ (Costume + Play), a fan-based phenomenon where pop culture die-hards get to become the characters they love.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 84-minutes / USA/Japan


Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine

Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine  

Dumb charts the rise and fall of the irreverent, boundary-pushing Big Brother Magazine, whose taboo-breaking stunts and un- apologetically crass humour spawned MTV’s Jackass and a generation of skaters.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 79-minutes / USA


E.M. Forster: His Longest Journey

E.M. Forster: His Longest Journey  

E.M. Forster: His Longest Journey is a film about E.M. Forster’s life. It is also the story of a special and largely unknown book by E.M. Forster called The Longest Journey, a book that describes Forster’s own sense off what his life was to be. This book, above all his other books, describes what he felt his life was to be.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


First Film, The

The First Film  

Filmmaker David Nicholas Wilkinson uncovers the fascinating truth behind the greatest mystery in cinema history in The First Film, following his 33-year quest to prove who really invented moving images.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 106-minutes / UK


Goltzius & The Pelican Company

Goltzius & The Pelican Company  

Goltzius and the Pelican Company tells the story of Hendrik Goltzius, a late 16th century Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints.

 

Fiction / 1 x 123-minutes / UK/Netherlands/France/Croatia


Hear My Voice

Hear My Voice  

Hear My Voice is a cinematic tribute to those who suffered loss as a result of the Northern Irish conflict (1968-1998). Timed to mark the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday agreement that brought violence to an end, the film is based on artist Colin Davidson’s elegiac exhibition of paintings, Silent Testimony.

 

Fiction / 1 x 23-minutes / UK


Here to Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits

Here to Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits   

The hitherto overlooked story of one of British music’s most influential and game-changing bands.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / UK


Jig

Jig  

Thousands of dancers, their families and teachers from across the globe descend on Glasgow, Scotland for a drama-filled seven days of competition.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 93-minutes / UK


Long Live Rock... Celebrate the Chaos

Long Live Rock... Celebrate the Chaos   

Long Live Rock... Celebrate the Chaos is a deep dive into the fandom of this often misunderstood but beloved genre of music, as artists share why they’ve dedicated their lives to rock and discuss the unique relationship they have with their fans. The film also explores the inescapable dark side of this lifestyle, chronicling such delicate topics as substance abuse, depression, loss of life and the unspoken truths that are unfortunately too commonplace in the rock ‘n’ roll world. 

 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / USA


Lost in Vagueness

Lost in Vagueness   

Lost in Vagueness is the untold story of the legendary backstage after-hour area ‘Lost Vagueness’ at Glastonbury Festival, the largest music and culture festival in the world.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 84-minutes / UK


Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word Is Power

Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word Is Power  

Poet and novelist, Margaret Atwood is a household name. Yet few know the private Margaret Atwood. Who is the woman and writer behind these stories?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 92-minutes (1 x 78-minute version also available) / Canada


Marianne & Leonard<br>Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard
Words of Love
  

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is a beautiful yet tragic love story between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen. Their love began on the idyllic Greek island of Hydra in 1960 as part of a bohemian community of foreign artists, writers and musicians. The film follows their relationship from the early days on Hydra, a humble time of ‘free love’ and open marriage, to how their love evolved when Leonard became a successful musician.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 97-minutes


Midsummer in Newtown

Midsummer in Newtown  

Three families find hope in the transformative power of the arts after Newtown, Connecticut, was devastated by the loss of twenty first graders and six adults at the hands of a shooter at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 81-minutes / USA


Misconception

Misconception  

For almost 50 years, the world’s population has grown at an alarming rate, raising fears about strains on the Earth’s resources. Misconception offers a provocative glimpse at how the world, and women in particular, are tackling a subject at once personal and global. Following three individuals, director Jessica Yu focuses on the human implications of this highly charged political issue.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 93-minutes / USA


Mr. Nelson: On The North Side

Mr. Nelson: On The North Side  

The journey to the top was a challenge for the shy kid from a broken home in North Minneapolis. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / Canada/USA


Myanmar 4K: In the Monks Land of Gold - Presented by Palatin Media

Myanmar 4K: In the Monks Land of Gold - Presented by Palatin Media   

Myanmar, which has so far been kept in complete isolation, is a breathtaking country with magnificent buildings the likes of which you cannot see anywhere else in the world. The immeasurable riches of the Golden Pagodas of Myanmar are in unique contrast to the standard of living of most of its citizens. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 70-minutes / Myanmar


Nothing Like A Dame

Nothing Like A Dame   

Sixty years ago, seismic changes ripped through the cultural establishment and, together with music and fashion, British theatre experienced an explosion of creativity and talent, the impact of which was felt around the world and is still tangible today.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 82-minutes / UK


Obey Giant

Obey Giant  

From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll (Foo Fighters: Back and Forth) and executive producer James Franco (Mississippi Requiem), profiling the life and work of artist Shepard Fairey, this film takes audiences deep into the world of street art and its role in politics.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 92-minutes / USA


Pressure Cooker

Pressure Cooker  

Pressure Cooker profiles three high school seniors from Northeast Philadelphia, each with unique hardships but the shared goal of winning scholarships to the country’s best culinary schools.

 

1 x 99-minutes / USA


Rolling Stone Magazine: Stories from the Edge

Rolling Stone Magazine: Stories from the Edge   

Rolling Stone Magazine: Stories From the Edge chronicles the last 50 years of American music, politics and popular culture through the story of the magazine that understood rock ‘n’ roll was more than music – it was a cultural force that re-shaped America.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour (2 x two hour version also available) / USA


Ronnie's

Ronnie's  

The global musical legacy of Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club is celebrated in this new documentary featuring previously unseen (and unheard) archive to coincide with the 60th anniversary in 2019 of the opening of the world-famous live music venue in London’s Soho.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / UK


Rumble & Hum

Rumble & Hum  

South Africa’s most awarded tattoo artist Lewis “Vudulew” Williams and his expert team cater for the inking and piercing desires of the country’s most elite and wealthy clientele in this new reality and lifestyle series from NV Studios.

 

Non-Fiction / Season 1: 10 x one hour Season 2: 10 x one hour / South Africa


Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage - presented by Palatin Media

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage - presented by Palatin Media  

Featuring never-before-seen archival footage and interviews with some of today’s most respected rock artists, this Grammy-nominated special is the first in-depth portrait of Canadian trio Rush, revealing the inner workings of one of the world’s most enduring rock bands

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 108-minutes / Canada


Sinatra In Palm Springs

Sinatra In Palm Springs  

Palm Springs, a small desert oasis 100 miles east of Los Angeles, was Frank Sinatra's home for fifty years. During his brief yet turbulent marriage to Ava Gardner, Palm Springs was center stage, and for the rest of his life, the Rancho Mirage compound on Frank Sinatra Drive was the sanctuary he called My Heaven.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 92-minutes / USA


Suzi Q

Suzi Q  

Suzi Q is the definitive, unexpurgated story of the girl from Detroit City who redefined the role and image of women in rock’n’roll when she broke through around the world in 1973.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 100-minutes / Australia


T.S Eliot: The Search for Happiness

T.S Eliot: The Search for Happiness  

 “In my end is my beginning.” The poet T S Eliot’s unhappiness for much of his life is set against the happiness and mutual love he found with his much younger second wife Valerie.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


Teddy Pendergrass - If You Don’t Know Me

Teddy Pendergrass - If You Don’t Know Me  

The untold and ultimately inspiring story of legendary singer Teddy Pendergrass, the man poised to be the biggest R&B artist of all time until the tragic accident that changed his life forever.  

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 106-minutes / UK


The Cavern Club: The Beat Goes On

The Cavern Club: The Beat Goes On   

Presented and narrated by  Paul McGann (Luther), The Cavern Club: The Beat Goes On is a unique documentary feature from LA Productions, telling the untold, colourful story of the self-proclaimed  ‘greatest club in the world’.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 70-minutes (1 x 55-minute version also available) / UK


The Go-Betweens: Right Here

The Go-Betweens: Right Here  

It is a heartfelt story of discovery, uncovering the intensely passionate,creative and fraught relationships that formed one of the most loved and influential bands in Australian rock history.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 95-minutes / Australia


The Go-Go's

The Go-Go's  

As the first multi-platinum-selling, all-female band to play their own instruments, write their own songs and have a No. 1 album, The Go-Go’s made history. Rooted in the LA punk scene, Charlotte Caffey (lead guitar, keyboards and vocals), Belinda Carlisle (lead vocals), Gina Schock (drums), Kathy Valentine (bass and vocals) and Jane Wiedlin's (guitar & vocals) breakout moment stemmed from their 1981 debut album Beauty and the Beat, which produced classic hits “Our Lips Are Sealed” and “We Got The Beat." 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes (approx.) / USA / UK / Canada


The Incomparable Rose Hartman

The Incomparable Rose Hartman   

Rose Hartman, 80 as of May 2017, doesn't let much get in the way of whatever fashion show or opening she wants to shoot.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 71-minutes / USA


The Movies

The Movies   

From Emmy® Award-winning executive producers Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman in association with HBO and Emmy® Award-winning producer Mark Herzog, CNN Original Series The Movies explores American cinema through the decades and the cultural, societal and political shifts that framed its evolution.

 

Non-Fiction / 12 x one hour or 6 x two hours / USA


The Quiet One

The Quiet One  

The Quiet One offers a unique behind-the-scenes look at the highs and lows of the life and career of Bill Wyman, former founding member of the Rolling Stones and renaissance man of rock’n’roll.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 97-minutes / UK


The Uwe Boll Story

The Uwe Boll Story  

A cult legend, Uwe Boll will be remembered forever in the film world. Some will remember him as a modern-day Ed Wood, who made films so bad, they’re good. Others will remember him as the prolific filmmaker who came from a small town in Germany and never compromised his integrity while he created his own path in Hollywood.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 96-minutes / USA / Canada


The World According to Sesame Street

The World According to Sesame Street  

The World According to Sesame Street explores the drama and complexities behind producing international versions of the world’s most-watched children’s television programme.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 104-minutes


Too Funny To Fail: The Life And Death Of The Dana Carvey Show

Too Funny To Fail: The Life And Death Of The Dana Carvey Show  

It had all the makings of a huge television success: a white-hot comic at the helm, a coveted primetime slot, and a pantheon of future comedy legends in the cast and crew.  So why did The Dana Carvey Show crash and burn so spectacularly?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 95-minutes / USA


Truth is in the Stars, The

The Truth is in the Stars  

William Shatner, Star Trek’s original Captain James T. Kirk, interviews famous innovators, visionaries, celebrities and thoughtleaders as he attempts to uncover just how influential his series was on the world’s greatest minds.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / Canada


War of Words

War of Words  

War of Words is an energizing, controversial and inspiring feature documentary that lifts the lid on the fast growing UK Battle Rap scene.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 64-minutes / UK


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